Monthly Archives: "August, 2019"

Smaller Energy Suppliers Struggle For Survival
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Small energy companies risk going out of business which will see thousands of business and domestic customers be forced to move to the supplier appointed by Ofgem. The energy industry is going through a period of consolidation following the significant rise in the number of energy suppliers, from 12 to 70, since 2010. In total, 14 suppliers have crashed out of the market since the start of 2018. When a supplier ceases to trade, Ofgem appoints a supplier to...

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Consultation: Developing a Market for Energy Efficiency
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The Government is seeking views on market barriers to energy efficiency in the UK. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy (BEIS) is looking at how it can create new markets for energy efficiency, develop the wider energy market to contribute to flexibility, deliver a robust network infrastructure and provide reliable alternatives to distributed generation. The conclusion of the Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) pilot, including publication of the final evaluation report, and the recent changes in electricity systems and...

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Wide-Reaching Climate Change Action Needed to Prevent 7% GDP Loss by 2100
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A new study produced by researchers from the University of Cambridge and published by the National Bureau of Economic Research predicts that average global temperatures will rise by more than 4°C by 2100 based on current trajectories. It claims that all nations will be impacted whether rich or poor, hot or cold. The study used data from 174 countries dating back to 1960 to reach its findings. Adopting a business-as-usual approach to climate change mitigation and carbon emissions will also...

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